21 episodes

Trends + Tensions presented by BHDP explores the inherent conflicts between emerging trends and longstanding traditions in higher education, retail, and workplace design and architecture, and the impact those have on the places we all learn, shop, work, and live. Host and strategist Brian Trainer guides conversations with internal and external guests as they dive into real-world problems and how architecture and design can help solve them.

Email trendsandtensions@bhdp.com with topic suggestions or if you'd like to join the conversation.

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Trends + Tensions presented by BHDP explores the inherent conflicts between emerging trends and longstanding traditions in higher education, retail, and workplace design and architecture, and the impact those have on the places we all learn, shop, work, and live. Host and strategist Brian Trainer guides conversations with internal and external guests as they dive into real-world problems and how architecture and design can help solve them.

Email trendsandtensions@bhdp.com with topic suggestions or if you'd like to join the conversation.

    Change Your Space, Change Your Culture

    Change Your Space, Change Your Culture

    Consider your company’s culture. What made you successful today? What can you use to be successful in the future? And how does your office space factor into all of this? Rex Miller, founder of Mindshift, and Patrick Donnelly, Workplace Client Leader, weigh in on the convergence of a company’s culture and the workspace. Miller is the author of several books in which Donnelly has contributed, including “Change Your Space, Change Your Culture” and “The Healthy Workplace Nudge.”

    • 30 min
    Strategy Starts Before Site Selection Pt. 2

    Strategy Starts Before Site Selection Pt. 2

    According to Tom Belanich of Messer Construction Co., “The game is lost and won in site selection.” BHDP Architecture’s Michael Verdier recently chatted with Belanich about the importance of bringing experts to the table early—even before site selection. Hear how convening experts early not only can save you money but also can save you time in the process. This is part two of a two-part episode.

    • 30 min
    Strategy Starts Before Site Selection Pt. 1

    Strategy Starts Before Site Selection Pt. 1

    According to Tom Belanich of Messer Construction Co., “The game is lost and won in site selection.” BHDP Architecture’s Michael Verdier recently chatted with Belanich about the importance of bringing experts to the table early—even before site selection. Hear how convening experts early not only can save you money but also can save you time in the process. This is part one of a two-part episode.

    • 30 min
    Design 2020

    Design 2020

    Tom Arends, Samantha Delabar, and Andrew McQuilkin of BHDP join host Brian Trainer to discuss design trends predicted for 2020. From data to storytelling to human experience, our designers and architects tackle the ever-challenging question in design, “What’s next?”

    • 33 min
    Transforming the Employee Experience: Aligning People, Place, and Technology

    Transforming the Employee Experience: Aligning People, Place, and Technology

    Jenna Geigerman and Amy Haworth of Citrix join Chris Lapata and Brian Trainer of BHDP to discuss how they prepared and led the HR and Real Estate teams through the process of a major office renovation and why it was essential to the success of the project.

    • 43 min
    Humanizing the Workplace: Part 2

    Humanizing the Workplace: Part 2

    Continuing our discussion with Thomas and Valerie from Fifth Third Bank, we turn the conversation to human needs and psychology. By designing to basic human needs, you are in essence "future-proofing," because no matter what other external factors change, those remain the same.

    • 33 min

Customer Reviews

CyB1937 ,

Interesting perspectives and conversations

The topics so far are both interesting and informative and the perspectives come off as honest and well thought out.

Kim A S ,

Trends and tensions

Interesting forward look on our health and wellness culture. Hoping that this information is taken to heart by those who hear these podcasts and can be implemented to create a healthier culture for workplaces and individuals.

Tino24 ,

Fascinating

Love the conversations so far and really looking forward to more. The host asks some great questions, almost as if he is reading my mind.

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